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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 9:20pm to 10:36pm
Willard Straight Theatre
Ithaca Premiere w/intro by Jeremy Braddock (English/Media Studies, CU).
1971 > USA > Directed by Ernest Pintoff
With Richard Pryor John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol
An early example of counterculture's skewering of the medium of television, Dynamite Chicken is a pop culture collage featuring Richard Pryor, Tuli Kupferberg of the Fugs and The Ace Trucking Company. The full title of the film is Dynamite Chicken: A Contemporary Probe and Commentary of the Mores and Maladies of Our Age ... with Schtick, Bits, Pieces, Girls, Some Hamburger, a Little Hair, a Lady, Some Fellas, Some Religious Stuff, and a Lot of Other Things. Cosponsored with the Dept of Performing & Media Arts and the Media Studies Initiative.
1 hr 16 min